Improving Rough Mill Yield at the Moulder

Attention to the typical causes of material loss in the moulder can improve the moulding producer's bottom line. June 21, 2007

Reprinted with permission from the Cooperative Extension Service of the University of Kentucky.

By Bobby Ammerman, Extension Associate

It is estimated that 2% to 5% material is lost, on average, during production at the moulder. These losses have a major impact on the overall yield and raise the overall cost of materials. These losses, because they are smaller than losses at the primary rough mill cutting stations, are mostly overlooked by rough mill managers and personnel...

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Improving Rough Mill Yield at the Moulder